Fantastic news! With the new subsidy ‘STAP budget’ you can follow a training or course at the expense of the government. You will receive an amount of up to 1,000 euros (incl. VAT) per year for this!

how does the STAP budget work?

  1.  Fill in the form to register for either the Graphic Design training of 6 months or the Graphic Design training of 3 months.
  2. You will receive a STAP registration certificate from Art City.
  3. Log in to the STAP portal on July 1st 2022 with your DigiD.
  4. Select your chosen course in the STAP register.
  5. After STAP’s approval, you can start your course!


  • You can only receive a STAP budget for a course that starts at least 4 weeks after your application.
  • What does this mean for the STAP application of Friday July 1st 2022?
  • This training or course must start after 30 July and at the latest in November.
  • You need basic understanding of the Dutch language so you can fill out your application.
  • You have to have a DigiD.

The available courses

Graphic design training 6 months

During the graphic design training, we’ll walk you through the basics and more advanced techniques of InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator. This means getting to grips with the technology and acquainting yourself with the powerful tools the programs have to offer.

Total price: 2370,-
Available budget: 1000,-
Remaining costs: 1370,-

Graphic design training 3 months

During this training, you’ll focus on the basics of the three Adobe programs. You’ll elevate your images in Photoshop, create beautiful lay-outs in InDesign and make vector art in Illustrator. Afterwards, you can always decide to continue with the advanced modules.

Total price: 1185,-
Available budget: 1000,-
Remaining costs: 185,-


Interested in enrolling in the Graphic Design course? You're in luck! Use code RYT7KRT4 for a 40 euro discount and start this Thursday!

* This code only applies to the full course, not the short design courses.

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